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personal data approved: 2017. XII. 21.
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Attila Hettyey
name Attila Hettyey
name of institution
doctoral school
DE Pál Juhász-Nagy Doctoral School of Biology and Environmental Sciences (Academic staff member)
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Supervisor)
Contact details
E-mail address hettyeyattilayahoo.de
phone number +36 1 391-8652
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2005
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Eötvös Loránd University
2012 - MTA ATK NÖVI (research institute, not university)
other (not specified) (tudományos főmunkatárs)
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 4
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Balázs Vági PhD 2015  

students with degree granting in process:
Bálint Üveges PhD (2018/12)  PJDSBES
completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
(50%) Anikó Kurali (PhD) 2016/08  DSB-ELTE
present PhD students:
Dóra Holly (PhD) (2022/08)  DSB-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area sexual selection (mate choice and sexual coercion), phenotypic plasticity (predator-induced defences), ecotoxicology (measuring effects of pesticides), conservation biology (invasive species)
research field in which current research is conducted biology

Bálint Üveges, Gábor Fera, Ágnes M Móricz, Dániel Krüzselyi, Veronika Bókony, Attila Hettyey: Age- and environment-dependent changes in chemical defences of larval and post-metamorphic toads, BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 17: Paper 137. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Bókony V, Mikó Z, Móricz Á M, Krüzselyi D, Hettyey A: Chronic exposure to a glyphosate-based herbicide makes toad larvae more toxic, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 284: (1858) Paper 20170493. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Attila Hettyey, Kerstin E Thonhauser, Veronika Bókony, Dustin J Penn, Herbert Hoi, Matteo Griggio: Naive tadpoles do not recognize recent invasive predatory fishes as dangerous, ECOLOGY 97: (11) pp. 2975-2985.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Attila Hettyey, Zoltán Tóth, Kerstin E Thonhauser, Joachim G Frommen, Dustin J Penn, Josh Van Buskirk: The relative importance of prey‑borne and predator‑borne chemical cues for inducible antipredator responses in tadpoles, OECOLOGIA 179: (3) pp. 699-710.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 8
language: English

Attila Hettyey, Zoltán Tóth, Josh Van Buskirk: Inducible chemical defences in animals, OIKOS 123: (9) pp. 1025-1028.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 3
language: English

Balaz V, Vörös J, Civis P, Vojar J, Hettyey A, Sos E, Dankovics R, Jehle R, Christiansen D. G, Clare F, Fisher M. C, Garner T W J, Bielby J: Assessing Risk and Guidance on Monitoring of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Europe through Identification of Taxonomic Selectivity of Infection, CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 28: (1) pp. 213-223.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 16
language: English

Hettyey A, Vincze K, Zsarnoczai S, Hoi H, Laurila A: Costs and benefits of defences induced by predators differing in dangerousness, JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 24: (5) pp. 1007-1019.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 14
language: English

Hettyey A, Vagi B, Hevizi G, Torok J: Changes in sperm stores, ejaculate size, fertilization success, and sexual motivation over repeated matings in the common toad, Bufo bufo (Anura: Bufonidae), BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY 96: (2) pp. 361-371.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 21
language: English

Hettyey Attila, Roberts J Dale: Sperm traits of the quacking frog, Crinia georgiana: within and among population variation in a species with a high risk of sperm competition, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY 59: pp. 389-396.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 17
language: English

Hettyey Attila, Pearman Peter B: Social environment and reproductive interference affect reproductive success in the frog Rana latastei, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY 14: pp. 294-300.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 29
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:108 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
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monographs and professional books:
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scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Until June 2018 I have running grants (Lendület-programme of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and an FP7 Marie Curie CIG of the EU), so that I can provide the necessary working conditions for PhD students at least until then.

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